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Pasting into Photoshop CS6

Discussion in 'Adobe Forum:' started by jooty, Jun 6, 2013.

  1. jooty

    jooty Active Member

    For some reason, its only just started happening when I paste a vector as a smart object into photoshop its totally pixelated.. anyone else had this happen?

  2. spottypenguin

    spottypenguin Active Member

    Yep but make sure you are pasting from the same colour mode to the same i.e cmyk to cmyk

    ... and I just checked and it seems to be OK again now. Yay to Adobe :)
  3. jooty

    jooty Active Member

    Still doing it ... hmmm thanks tho
  4. richimgd

    richimgd Member

    Did you accidentally uncheck anti-alias?
  5. Paul Murray

    Paul Murray Moderator Staff Member

    Does it still do this if you drag 'n' drop the file in, or place it?
  6. jooty

    jooty Active Member

    Thanks guys, will try these once I'm back in the office. Hope i can get it fixed, its screwing me up at the moment.
  7. jooty

    jooty Active Member

    draged and droped.... Placed....Made sure AA was checked....

    Arrrrghh, I might just do a complete re-install.
  8. jooty

    jooty Active Member

    Full re-install. Its still doing it. This is driving me crazy
  9. jooty

    jooty Active Member

    Smart object pasted directly from illustrator to photoshop. This is at 100% you can see the problem. Even after a full reinstall and deleting all photoshop prefs.... I'm getting close to formatting the mac and starting from scratch

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  10. jooty

    jooty Active Member

    Sorted. Jeez that was horrid
  11. What was the problem?
  12. jooty

    jooty Active Member

    No idea really. I deleted all my prefs, re-installed cs6 and it worked again. Was a nightmare as I had a pitch to put together and needed the function more than ever.
  13. hankscorpio

    hankscorpio Moderator Staff Member

    It should paste as a smart object.

    Unfortunately, smart objects are only smart to a degree. They do not output as vector from Photoshop.

    They do get rasterised to the Image resolution set in photoshop. And this is visible if the resolution is too low.

    The image is only scalable as a smart object within photoshop but it will always output as raster.

    The only things that output from Photoshop as vector are vector masks, vector shapes, and text layers - and these must be saved as Photshop PDF (PDP) files.

    Although EPS works too - it's an antiquated file format, for example reopening an EPS in photoshop completely rasterises it and flattens all the layers.

    PDF is preferred.

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